Definition of princewood in English:

princewood

(also prince's wood)

noun

  • Any of several tropical American timbers: (originally) †= kingwood (obsolete); (later) the dark-coloured, light-veined timber of two West Indian trees, Cordia gerascanthus (family Boraginaceae) and Exostema caribaeum (family Rubiaceae) (also called Spanish elm); either of the two West Indian trees producing this wood.

Origin

Mid 17th century. In some forms from the genitive of prince + wood.

Pronunciation

princewood

/ˈprɪnswʊd/